World Journal of
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
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Abstract

DIABETIC PATIENTS' EXPERIENCES AND ATTITUDE TOWARD DIABETES MELLITUS DISEASE AND INSULIN TREATMENT IN PRINCE HASHEM BIN AL HUSSIN MILITARY HOSPITAL

Alaa M. Yasin*, Suhair Shaher Ahmad Al-Trawneh, Rania Ahmad Efaishat, Mohammed Suliman Alkhawaldeh, Samar Atallah Ahmad

ABSTRACT

Objective: to evaluate diabetic patients among insulin treatment and diabetes mellitus disease in Prince Hashem bin Al Hussin military hospital. Materials and Methods: a cross-sectional survey was done in Prince Hashem bin Al Hussin military hospital from 10th of December 2017 to 15th of Jan 2018. through face to face communication with 150 patients who were self-administering insulin as part of their therapy. Data collected was analyzed descriptively using SPSS version 19.0. Results: one third of respondents were men and 51% of those were in the age group of 40-60 years 12.2% of the patients weren't using insulin because of 9% of them were illiterate, 80% of them reported that insulin was harmful and 53% of them reported that insulin is habit forming. About halve of them reported that there isn't relationship between insulin therapy and diet or execise. More than 40% of didn't measure glucose level and Hb1c regularly. Conclusions: pharmacists should be play an effective role toward diabetic patients counseling in special clinic like diabetic clinic due to poor attitude and knowledge of diabetic patients toward diabetes mellitus disease and insulin use.

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